6800 Wydown Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63105 314-889-1400
http://www.fontbonne.edu admissions@fontbonne.edu
About Fontbonne University
  • Year of Foundation 1917
  • Size of Campus 13 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,078
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 72%,28%, 12%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,000
  • Room and Board $6,739
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,993
Fontbonne University, a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The university is dedicated to the discovery, understanding, preservation and dissemination of truth. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in an atmosphere characterized by a commitment to open communication, personal concern and diversity. Fontbonne University seeks to educate students to think critically, to act ethically and to assume responsibility as citizens and leaders. Vision Fontbonne University aspires to be acknowledged as one of the nation’s premier Catholic universities, educating leaders to serve a world in need.Fontbonne affirms its identity as a Catholic university. Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, it is founded on the beliefs that all creation reveals God, that the ministry of Jesus began a process of redemption that extends to this day, and that the Holy Spirit continues to impart grace through the daily experiences of women and men. Among the many signs of God’s grace are teaching and learning, which at Fontbonne are pursued by people sharing a variety of religious beliefs and an understanding of the importance of education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, Students for the Enhancement of Black Awareness
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Springfest, Fusion, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Omega, Delta Mu Delta, Honors Association, Kappa Gamma Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Setting Suburban
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport St. Louis, MO (10)
  • Distance to nearest train St. Louis (8)
  • Distance to nearest bus St. Louis (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 37%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 5%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 19%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 58%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 79,888
  • Basic Services Provided N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 74
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,136
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 264
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Fontbonne Art Gallery
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 49
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 7,465
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training alumni network, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Washington University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Washington University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Daimler-Chrysler, Boeing, St. Louis area school districts, A. G. Edwards & Sons
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 72%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis